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In this case, the Court holds that the right to counsel under the 6th Amendment exists when the charges are first presented against the defendant in a court of law, even if a prosecutor is not yet involved in that specific proceeding.
The Brennan Center and allies filed an amicus brief emphasizing the importance of attorneys' fee awards in enabling law firms to take civil rights cases and those cases benefiting low-income people.
Litigation defending the minimum wage for tipped employees in Missouri.
Brennan Center amicus brief asking U.S. Supreme Court to recognize minimum wage rights of home care workers
The Brennan Center filed an amicus brief in this case is support of a right to counsel claim by an indigent parent seeking child custody.